Port of New York and New Jersey

The Port of New York and New Jersey is the busiest container port on the East Coast of the United States and is where containerization first began with the sailing of the Ideal X in 1956. Its terminals are located throughout the New York metropolitan area including Brooklyn, New York, and Newark, New Jersey. The largest terminal in the port is operated by Maher Terminals.

The Hanjin Miami is one of two ships stuck off the US East Coast, with the second being the Seaspan Efficiency, which is waiting in the Atlantic Ocean off Georgia after it was unable to call at Savannah.
20 Sep 2016
After sitting anchored at sea for more than two weeks the Hanjin Miami is expected to soon enter the Port of New York and New Jersey.
09 Jun 2015
An effort to create a “gray” pool of freely interchangeable chassis in the Port of New York and New Jersey appears unlikely to meet a July 1 launch target.
20 May 2015
With no clear path to prevent a recurrence of the crippling, nearly yearlong disruption visited upon West Coast ports and, as of this writing, no final ratification of a new contract by West Coast dockworkers, shippers are exercising their right of free choice and walking away.
MSC container ship in Long Beach, a biggie
18 May 2015
The delivering system for moving containers from mega-ships operated by carrier alliances to cargo interests and truckers is antiquated and must change immediately if ports are to conquer their congestion problems, according to John McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association.
06 May 2015
Port congestion and labor issues took a toll on West Coast port volumes in 2014, as West Coast ports lost market share and East Coast ports gained market share, according to a report by CBRE Americas Research.
04 May 2015
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie refused to to sign legislation to withdraw his state from the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and transfer its New Jersey duties to the state police.
27 Apr 2015
The Port of New York and New Jersey’s container volume in March set records for container lifts and 20-foot-equivalent units, aided by the lingering impact of labor disruptions on the U.S. West Coast.
GCT Bayonne truck gates
27 Apr 2015
GCT Bayonne plans to introduce such a system this year, and other New York-New Jersey terminals are quietly preparing to follow. The Port of Virginia plans in June to begin testing an appointment system at Norfolk International Terminals and eventually expand it portwide. The NIT appointment system had a short-lived test last year.
14 Apr 2015
It is not just diversions from the West Coast that has ports along the Eastern Seaboard struggling to handle heavy volumes. It’s also an extremely robust westbound trans-Atlantic market fueled by the higher U.S. dollar and recovering U.S. economy.
GCT Bayonne container terminal, Port of New York and New Jersey
13 Apr 2015
New York-New Jersey port truckers are demanding longer gate hours and more lenient demurrage rules to ease congestion that has kept drayage drivers waiting for hours in miles-long lines outside the GCT Bayonne container terminal.
New Jersey Turnpike smart sign
09 Apr 2015
Container terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey are fighting a seemingly unending battle with congestion that has accompanied record import volume and is producing costly delays for truckers and cargo owners.
07 Apr 2015
The Port of New York and New Jersey posted year-over-year increases in February of 14.1 percent in loaded 20-foot-equivalent units and 14.8 percent in combined full and empty TEUs.